Japan has approved the antiviral drug Remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment in a fast-track review just four days after a US firm submitted an application.
Italy became the third country in the world to record 30,000 deaths from COVID-19 though the country is experiencing a dip in the fatalities. Italy has reported 243 deaths yesterday as against the daily tally of 274 the day before, reported Aljazeera
Authorities in Moscow have extended the lockdown in the capital until the end of May.
More than 275,000 worldwide have died of COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus with cases up around 4 million and more than 1.3 million recovered.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, offering BeijingSupport in the fight against coronavirus
India: The death toll due to Covid-19 rose to 1,981 and the number of cases climbed to 59,662 in the country on Saturday, registering an increase of 95 deaths and 3,320 cases in the last 24 hours.
A four-month-old child is one among 11 more COVID-19 patients reported from Bapu Dham colony Chandigarh on Saturday. With this the tally of City jumped to 159.
As many as 43 news corona positive cases have been reported from Andhra Pradesh in the past 24 hours. The state reported 1930 cases 44 deaths